Jo Brand signs up for festival

COMIC Jo Brand is the latest addition to the line-up at July's Latitude Festival in Suffolk. She will be joined in the comedy arena by fellow stand-up comic Dave Gorman, known recently for his television show, Genius, which transferred from radio.

COMIC Jo Brand is the latest addition to the line-up at July's Latitude Festival in Suffolk.

She will be joined in the comedy arena by fellow stand-up comic Dave Gorman, known recently for his television show, Genius, which transferred from radio.

Comedy circuit favourite Stephen K Amos will be on stage, as well as Canadian comic, singer-songwriter and actor Phil Nicol and master of the one-liner, Tim Vine.

These additions join a comedy line-up that includes Ed Byrne, Marcus Brigstocke and Rufus Hound, along with big names in film, music, theatre, literature, poetry, dance, art and cabaret.

This year's Latitude Festival takes place on July 16-19 at Henham Park, near Southwold.

www.latitudefestival.co.uk.